Assistant / Associate / Professor

at University Of Vermont in Burlington, Vermont, United States

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Position will be posted for a minimum of one week, after which it is subject to removal without notice.

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The Department of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics ( at the University of Vermont and the University of Vermont Cancer Center ( seek a Tenure-Track Faculty that will establish a cancer-related research program that complements ongoing research investigating the molecular control and basis of diverse motile and contractile systems. Candidates at all levels (Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor) will be considered.

The successful candidate is expected to develop and maintain an independent, extramurally funded research agenda that enhances existing collaborative research programs, which use cell and molecular biology, single molecule biophysics, muscle mechanics, and proteomics to study the cytoskeleton and molecular motors in development and disease ( For example, research focused on molecular mechanisms related to tumorigenesis, tumor metastasis, or cancer immunology is particularly desirable, and the cancer-relevance of fundamental research should be clearly described in the application. The candidate also must be willing to teach in a medical and graduate school setting. Start-up funds will be competitive.

The University of Vermont is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and inclusive excellence of the academic community through their teaching, service and research, scholarship or creative arts. Applicants are required to submit a separate statement of advancing diversity and inclusive excellence.

We are an educationally purposeful community seeking to prepare students to be accountable leaders in a diverse and changing world. Members of the University of Vermont community embrace and advance the values of Our Common Ground: Openness, Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, Innovation, and Justice. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to the ideals of accessibility, inclusiveness, and academic excellence as reflected in the tenets of Our Common Ground.

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law. The University encourages applications from all individuals who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution.

Interested candidates must apply online at: under Position No XXXXXXX .

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Include a CV, research plan with explanation of cancer relevance, teaching and diversity statements, and the names and email addresses of three references. After the initial review of applications, references may be contacted to submit their letters directly to the Search Committee.

Inquiries about the position should be addressed to:

Dr. Jason Stumpff, Univ. Vermont, Dept. of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, Health Science Research Facility, 149 Beaumont Avenue, Burlington, VT 05405-0075 USA . or via email at:

Job Open Date 09/22/2023 Job Close Date Category Position Information Posting Number F2798PO Department Molecular Physlgy & Biophysics/55140 Advertising/Posting Title Assistant / Associate / Professor FLSA Exempt Position Number 00026242 Employee FTE 1.0 Employee Term (months) 12 Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Documents Needed to Apply Required Documents

+ Curriculum Vitae

+ Cover Letter/Letter of Application

+ Diversity Statement

+ Teaching Statement

+ Research Statement

Optional Documents

+ Other Document (1)

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Job Posting: JC248437884

Posted On: Sep 24, 2023

Updated On: Dec 20, 2023

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